The 2021 lineup of Quebec’s Festival de Musique Emergente was simply dazzling, reflecting the breadth and quality of post-millennial Canadian music.
The Epic ‘The Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings’ Sustains Its Emotional Payoff
With their first album in five years, the Besnard Lakes capture the journey from the primordial origins of life to the unknown that awaits us after death.
"We're not really witches and warlocks," explains Jace Lasek of the Besnard Lakes. He does, however, profess an awareness of what he calls a "secret underworld" beneath the surface of everyday consciousness.
A deep love for texture and amplification is what gives Besnard Lakes' records their distinctive flair, manifesting a capacity to engage with a kaleidoscopic resonance.